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Covid-19: Death total in Thurrock stays at 51, government explains why they don’t yet publish recovery rates

THREE cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Thurrock in the latest figures released by Public Health England today (Wednesday 6 May).

This means the total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in the borough is now 292.

The total number of Thurrock Covid-19-related deaths has remained at 51 for the fourth day running.

The numbers across the borough are:
Aveley 5
South Ockendon 8
Purfleet, South Stifford and Lakeside 1
Grays and Chafford Hundred 5
Stifford Clays 6
Little Thurrock and Blackshots 7
Tilbury 5
Chadwell St Mary 3
Orsett, Bulphan and Horndon 3
Stanford West 1
Stanford East 2
Corringham and Fobbing 5

At Basildon and Thurrock University Hospital Trust there have been 247 coronavirus-related deaths.

This trust serves the patients from Basildon and Thurrock as well as residents of the neighbouring districts of Billericay, Brentwood and Castle Point.

The main centre of operations for this trust is the Basildon University Hospital.

Looking at statistics, it is clear there has been a downward trend in the number of coronavirus-related deaths at the trust at least when compared from April 9th until April 15th.

See below for the statistics for coronavirus-related deaths at the trust.

April 9- 11 deaths

April 10- 11 deaths

April 11- 8 deaths

April 12- 14 deaths

April 13- 11 deaths

April 14- 10 deaths

April 15- 10 deaths

April 16- 6 deaths

April 17- 2 deaths

April 18- 8 deaths

April 19- 6 deaths

April 20- 4 deaths

April 21- 3 deaths

April 22- 7 deaths

April 23- 1 death

April 24- 9 deaths

April 25 – 4 deaths

April 26 – 1 death

April 27 – 2 deaths

April 28 – 5 deaths

April 29 – 4 deaths

May 1 – 2 deaths

May 2 – 3 death

May 3 – 3 deaths

Understandably, many of our readers have asked why, when we report on the number of deaths at Basildon and Thurrock University Hospital Trust, we have not reported on the number of people who have recovered.

That is a very fair question.

ITV’s Robert Peston asked the Department of Heath and Social Care. (DHSC) for an explanation.

Their response is below.

recovery rates

In the UK, 646 coronavirus-related deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 30,076 as of today (Wednesday 6 May).

YourThurrock’s thoughts are with all of those affected by the coronavirus.


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